Fixture & Results
Ayush (122*) & Suman (5-21) put Bengal U-25 on top against Sikkim
29th January 2023
Ayush Kumar Singh smashed a superb unbeaten 122 while Suman Das (5-21) impressed with the ball as Bengal under-25 team were in a commanding position against Sikkim at stumps on Day 1 in the Col C K Nayudu Trophy clash on Sunday.
After bowling out Sikkim for just 91 in 40.4 overs in their first innings, Bengal were 233/3 at the end of the first day at the 22 Yards, Salt Lake.
Besides Suman, Kaushik Maity (2-8), Rohit Kumar (1-9) and Karan Lal (1-12) were the pick of the bowlers for Bengal.
Earlier, batting first, Sikkim were in a spot of bother losing half their side with just 75 runs on the board.
Pranesh (35), who top-scored for the visiting team, managed to add some vital runs.
But Bengal bowlers were clinical in picking up wickets at regular intervals as Sikkim's innings folded for just 91.
In reply, Bengal lost Suprodip Debnath (8) early but Ayush held the innings firmly at the other end.
Yuvraj Keswani (29) and Abhijeet Bhagat (32) helped the home side pile on some vital runs.
After their dismissal, Karan Lal (37) came in to give a fine support to Ayush as the duo remained unbeaten at end of the day.
CAB MEDIA DESK